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Correlational findings

Study Jones (2002): study CA 2000

Public:
15+ aged, general public, Canada, 1997, 2000
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 14000
Non Response:
6%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper

Correlate

Authors's label
faith community
Our Classification
Operationalization
a French catholic
b Non-French catholic
c United church
d Anglican
e Presbyterian
f Lutheran
g Baptist
h Pentecostal
i Smaller christian faiths
j Non-christian
k No religion now
l No religion ever

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d D% =                    very happy somewhat happy
Marrieds
a French catholic    38%          59%
b Non-French cath    49%          45%
c United church      58%          37%
d Anglican           56%          40%
e Presbyterian       56%          37%
f Lutheran           56%          37%
g Baptist            59%          32%
h Pentecostal        53%          39%
i Sm chr faiths      60%          36%
j Non-christian      36%          56%
k No religion now    55%          38%
l No religion ever   45%          49%
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d D% = Singles
a French catholic    33%          59%
b Non-French cath    42%          49%
c United church      52%          43%
d Anglican           36%          58%
e Presbyterian       55%          27%
f Lutheran           49%          46%
g Baptist            46%          49%
h Pentecostal        49%          42%
i Sm chr faiths      41%          47%
j Non-christian      35%          51%
k No religion now    41%          45%
l No religion ever   40%          49%
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d D% = widowed
a French catholic    29%          62%
b Non-French cath    43%          52%
c Other catholic     33%          59%
d Anglican           42%          47%
e Presbyterian       53%          40%
f Lutheran           52%          34%
g Baptist            53%          42%
i Sm chr faiths      46%          43%
j Non-christian       -            -
k No religion now    44%          40%
l No religion ever   29%          58%
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d D% = separated/divorced
a French catholic    20%          61%
b Non-French cath    31%          50%
c United church      32%          55%
d Anglican           34%          54%
e Presbyterian       35%          49%
f Lutheran           45%          45%
g Baptist            21%          62%
h Pentecostal        -             -       
i Sm chr faiths      39%          48%
j Non-christian      29%           -
k No religion now    36%          45%
l No religion ever   23%          54%
O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.05 p < .003 French catholic: women O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.03 p < .245 French catholic: men O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.07 p < .000 non-French catholic: women O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.08 p < .000 Non-French catholic: men O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.12 p < .000 Liberal protestant: women O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.16 p < .000 Liberal Protestant: men O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.11 p < .000 Conservative christian: women O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.17 p < .000 Conservative christian: men O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = +.04 p < .268 Non-christian: women O-SLW-u-sq-v-4-d b = -.20 p < .000 Non-christian: men

B controled for
- age
- region
- marital status
Reference group: no religious affiliation